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Scientist I - Chemistry in South San Francisco, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is seeking a Scientist l-Chemistry in the S. San Francisco area.

Candidates will work within a multidisciplinary team in Chemistry R&D, Product and Process Development groups

Key Responsibilities

  • Production and characterization of samples, instrument support, surface chemistry, sequencing, microscopy and data analysis.
  • Develop new analytical tools and assays as needed to analyze data, derive conclusions, document findings and prepare reports for sharing within and between R&D groups.
  • Conduct experiments and troubleshooting activities to support new product development and resolve technical issues
  • Perform biology and chemistry related activities on the Ion Torrent sequencing platforms

Required Skills

  • Experience working in a lab environment
  • Experience with common molecular biology techniques used with DNA
  • Experience with microscopy and image analysis
  • Knowledge of next generation sequencing techniques is highly desirable
  • Experience with programming languages (R, python, etc.)
  • Experience in a structured workflow, for example Manufacturing, QC, and GXP

Education Requirements:

  • BS in materials science, chemistry, physics, biology, or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a lab environment

Volt is an equal opportunity employer